2017 Audi S8: What You Need to Know

2017 Audi S8 Plus
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2017 Audi S8 Plus: A Performance Car Masquerading as a Sedate Sedan

In the rarified atmosphere where super luxury cars compete, the stylish Audi A8 L has to be taken seriously. It combines a roomy, premium-quality interior with a powerful engine lineup, an excellent ride, and surprisingly nimble handling considering its size.

For some customers, that is not enough. These buyers demand more power and sharper handling in their luxury sedans. While they represent just a small sliver of the super luxury sedan market, they are willing to pay substantial premiums to get what they want. As a result, nearly every major super luxury sedan offers a high-performance variant. In the Audi lineup, that car is the S8 Plus.

What follows is a brief description of what you’ll gain by moving from the $82,500 base version of the A8 L to the $115,900 S8 Plus.